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Fernway, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Fernway is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Fernway Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U6) located in Butler County at latitude 40.6948 and longitude -80.1309. Butler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,037 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Fernway Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Also See: Cranberry Township, PA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Fernway, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fernway to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 63 96th
Population Density1 # 563 68th
Diversity Index2 # 637 64th
Median Household Income # 69 96th
Per Capita Income # 85 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Fernway, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,098
Population in Households 12,992
Population in Familes 11,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density1 2,433
Diversity Index2 16
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,040
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 3,619
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,292 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,234 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 806 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $247,093
Average Home Value $273,140
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $86,757
Average Household Income $105,674
Per Capita Income $40,603
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.27% 0.97%
Households 1.47% 1.02%
Families 1.08% 0.93%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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